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Alex Grant

First Drive: BMW 5 Series Touring

2 months ago / 0 comments

There are few moments where you’d feel short-changed by BMW’s executive estate, reckons Alex Grant.

Spotlight: The new Volkswagen Polo

2 months ago / 0 comments

Unveiled in Berlin, the latest iteration of the Polo takes a step up in space and technology, as Alex Grant explains.

Vauxhall/Opel CEO steps down ahead of PSA purchase

2 months ago / 1 comments

Vauxhall/Opel CEO, Dr Karl-Thomas Neumann, has stepped down from his position and will leave the company once its sale to PSA Group has completed.

Road Test: Peugeot 3008 GT-Line 1.6 BlueHDI 120

2 months ago / 1 comments

The 3008 sharpens its focus on the SUV segment, shaping up to become a class-leader, says Alex Grant.

Road Test: Lexus IS 300h

3 months ago / 0 comments

It’s still unusual in its segment, but the IS hybrid makes a lot of sense, says Alex Grant.

Road Test: Kia Picanto

3 months ago / 0 comments

Kia’s third-generation city car has its sights set on the Volkswagen Up, explains Alex Grant.

Road Test: Alfa Romeo Giulia 2.2d

3 months ago / 0 comments

Can the Giulia lure drivers out of the established compact executive class? Alex Grant finds out.

Fleets to underpin Mitsubishi UK sales growth

3 months ago / 0 comments

Mitsubishi Motors UK has raised its volume ambitions to 30,000 units this fiscal year, up from 26,000 in 2016/17, with that growth underpinned by a much bigger focus on fleets.

Road Test: Jaguar XJ L 3.0d Autobiography

3 months ago / 0 comments

An evolutionary refresh for a revolutionary part of Jaguar’s product history, explains Alex Grant.

Road Test: Volvo S90 D4 Inscription

3 months ago / 0 comments

The S90 manages more than just a good first impression, says Alex Grant.

Lib Dems to ban diesel car and van sales

3 months ago / 0 comments

The Liberal Democrats have pledged to ban the sale of diesel cars and small vans in the UK, while reforming tax incentives to promote plug-ins, according to their 2017 manifesto.

First Drive: Ssangyong Tivoli XLV

3 months ago / 0 comments

The extended Tivoli combines crossover styling with estate functionality, explains Alex Grant.

Road Test: Volvo V40 D3 R-Design Nav Plus

3 months ago / 0 comments

Volvo’s volume seller remains a good choice, but it’s starting to show its age, reckons Alex Grant.

Commercial Breakthrough – ARI and Royal Mail Fleet

3 months ago / 0 comments

Joining forces to offer an all-in-one management and maintenance solution for time-critical fleets, ARI and Royal Mail Fleet have the biggest names in the business in their crosshair, as Alex Grant finds out. (L-R) ... Read More »

Road Test: Peugeot 2008 GT-Line PureTech 110

3 months ago / 0 comments

Mild updates bring the 2008 in line with Peugeot’s new large SUVs, explains Alex Grant.

Road Test: Vauxhall Astra SRi Nav 1.6 CDTi EcoFlex

3 months ago / 0 comments

The eco-Astra asks little for its effortless fuel economy, explains Alex Grant.

Road Test: Suzuki Baleno Boosterjet SZ5

3 months ago / 1 comments

The Baleno is a great supermini with a trick up its sleeve, says Alex Grant

First Drive: Toyota Prius PHV

3 months ago / 0 comments

It’s unquestionably clever, but the Prius PHV has a major sticking point, explains Alex Grant.

A Bridge Too Far?

4 months ago / 0 comments

Seven countries, over 700 miles, one tank of diesel – after a marathon driving session, can the new Insignia Grand Sport lure drivers back out of the premium brands? Alex Grant finds out.

First Drive: Land Rover Discovery

4 months ago / 0 comments

Alex Grant finds out if small engines and fashionable styling blunt the Discovery’s rugged usability.


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